Bagh Firuze Medicinal Herb Garden Bagh Firuze is a Garden dedicated to Agritourism focusing on Permaculture (sustainable and self-sufficient) farming that started working in the year 2010. Firuze garden offers a variety of programs and events to the general public and it is the best place for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations students to explore and

Best Time to Visit Iran? Iran’s four seasons are very well defined.  Due to its big size, the various regions that make up the country have very different weather conditions, temperature, rainfall and level of humidity during the year.  Depending on where you are, whether in a high mountainous area, a vast desert, a forest,

Alborz Ski Region Iran has many ski resorts in different mountains of Alborz and Zagros. The most important Ski Resorts were built before the Islamic Revolution, during Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s ruling,  and they are still among the best in the country. As you know Alborz mountain starts from north west of Iran near the Turkey

Darbandsar Ski Resort ALBORZ SKI REGION   Darbandsar ski resort is one of Iran’s main ski resorts located in Darbandsar village, north-east of the capital. From Tehran it’s only 65km away and takes one and half hours to reach it. The history of the piste goes back to around the time of the Iran Islamic

Shemshak history ALBORZ SKI REGION   Shemshak is the name of a village in Rudbar-e Qasran District, in Shemiranat County, Tehran Province, Iran. It is a mountain village located in the southern part of the central Alborz Mountains in northeastern Tehran province. Shemshak is one of the highest villages in Iran, situated at an altitude

Dizin Ski Resort ALBORZ SKI REGION   Dizin is the biggest Ski Resort in Iran, located in Alborz province, north-east of Tehran province, which is on the southern slopes of the Central Alborz Mountains. Dizin ski resort was built around 1960 during the reign of Pahlavi, (Mohammad Reza Shah), before Iran’s Islamic revolution. The piste

Iran’s most famous mountains and high peaks Iran has a long list of mountains above +4000m in different regions in the Alborz, Zagros range. Surprisingly, even in the deserts of Iran, there are many mountains above 3000 m plus a few famous mountains above +4000m. Also, along these two long mountain ranges there are numerous

Darbandsar Village ALBORZ SKI REGION Darbandsar is a village in the heart of the Alborz Mountains of Iran, 60 km away from the capital and north east of Tehran province. The village is situated in the slope of the southern part of the Central Alborz mountains with various altitudes.  The average height is approximately 2600m

Iran was known as Persia during the Silk Road period. It was the main ring of the chain from East to West. It was strategically placed for the Silk Road trade with several routes passing through Iran’s ancient and beautiful country. Nowadays, Iran is no longer considered so famous for the Silk Road route compared

Numerous mountains surround the area North of Tehran City with heights over 3,000 to 4,000 meters making perfect centers for selected adventure activities such as mountain biking. There are protected areas and national parks situated in the central part of Alborz Mountain range. Varjin, Alborz-e Markazi protected areas and Lar National Park are located northeast